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Right to Work Laws are OK: Legal Challenges to Oklahoma’s Recently Enacted Right to Work Law

By John R. Martin
October 01, 2004

Twenty-two states have Right to Work laws. These laws prohibit compulsory unionism—usually an agreement between an employer and a union requiring all employees in a bargaining unit to pay union dues. F.A. Hayek endorsed Right to Work laws as a response to the special legal privileges, particularly monopoly bargaining, granted to unions by federal law....